May 21, 2020: PrEP demographics by health insurance claim data; pediatricians call for better PrEP formulations for teens; weight gain after switching from TDF to TAF; two-drug regimen efficacy when baseline viral load is high.
Multiple U.S. health agencies have released HIV-specific information, and research on HIV and the novel coronavirus is trickling in. Here's what health care providers need to know.
Home HIV and STI testing is now being endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to start or continue pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
April 30, 2020: Substance use relapse following opioid therapy for chronic pain; affect of cannabis on blood-brain barrier disruptions; PrEP considerations for adolescents; updated CDC contraceptive recommendations for women at risk for HIV.
April 23, 2020: The corps of front-line care providers with HIV-specific experience is aging and retiring, leaving behind a growing need for quality care. We examine recent research and analysis that both describes that need and offers interventions to meet it.
April 16, 2020: Anticoagulants and antiretroviral boosters; durvalumab doesn't impair antiretroviral therapy; cigarette use and oral HPV incidence; using common labs to predict Kaposi sarcoma risk.
April 9, 2020: Rapid efficacy of integrase-based treatment; a potent PrEP ad campaign in Chicago; more frequent STI screening for PrEP users; Ryan White funding fuels critical rural HIV care and services.
April 2, 2020: Physical activity vs. heart med adherence; reducing the burden of HIV emergency care; increasing smoking cessation intervention success; virologic failure following asymptomatic HIV treatment initiation.
March 19, 2020: Mood disorders and metabolic syndrome; comorbidity burden among women living with HIV; two-year weight gain after switching to integrase; long-term adipose tissue density trends.
March 5, 2020: How U=U reduces more than HIV transmission; "other" HPV strain risks post-vaccination; vitamin E for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; HCV therapy and increased cardiovascular risk.